Missing Harvey girl’s body found in trash can

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  • Associated Press photo by Gerald Herbert -- Lisa North, mother of missing 6-year-old Ahlittia North, cries Tuesday in the arms of her mother, Rene’ Johnson, after Jefferson Parish authorities found the body of her daughter in a Harvey trash bin. Ahlittia disappeared from her apartment late Friday night or early Saturday morning. North’s husband, Albert Hill, said they were told the body was found in a trash bin not far from their apartment.

  • Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies and detectives work the scene where a 6-year-old girl's body was found before dawn Tuesday on Destrehan Avenue in Harvey.

  • Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies and detectives work the scene where a 6-year-old girl's body was found before dawn Tuesday on Destrehan Avenue in Harvey.

  • Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies and detectives work the scene where a 6-year-old girl's body was found before dawn Tuesday on Destrehan Avenue in Harvey.

  • Ahlittia North

  • Associated Press photo by Gerald Herbert -- Police stand Tuesday near spray paint markings of trash bins, where the body of missing 6-year-old Ahlittia North was found in Harvey, according to Lisa North, the child's mother.

  • Russell Flugence